Tag Archives: Maine

The Way Life Should Be

I’m back home. It’s my adopted home, the latest in a long string of  states, towns, and villages — Dexter, ME. Except for the last nine months when I was on the road, I came to love the Pine Tree … Continue reading

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First Night

The grandsons and I spent last night in Maine … quiet, peaceful Maine. The two teens helped gather my meager belongings, pack them into the van, take the four-and-a-hour trip north, unpack the van, distribute the appropriate boxes to their … Continue reading

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The Way Life Should Be

Just about nine months ago to the day, I peacefully approached the Piscataqua River Bridge — Maine’s southern border with New Hampshire — at dusk. The clouds were replaced by a relatively clear sky with pale oranges and yellows on … Continue reading

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What’s Next

Over the past few months — even before the pandemic stay at home orders — the most asked question I have been asked is “what’ next?” It is equally asked about my wanderlust and my professional endeavors. Invariably I  answer, … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts

I’m in one of those writing phases. I think we all can relate … there is a lot locked in the mind but you can’t just get the words through the fingers. They are random thoughts — one liners, fragments … Continue reading

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Checking In

My kids are comical. Not hilarious comical. More like worry wart comical. They are constantly checking to make sure I’m doing okay … no fever … no cough … no trouble breathing. And even when I assure them personally all … Continue reading

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Fishing for People

Dale Carnegie in his How to Win Friends and Influence People., shared this  thought. I felt it would  make an appropriate Words for the Week segment … with a slight addendum. “I often went fishing up in Maine during the … Continue reading

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The Journey — Epilogue?

A couple of weeks ago, I mentioned I had officially ended my late year journey. I’ve been keeping you posted with the blessings the Lord has given me in the three months of travel visiting with each of my children, … Continue reading

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The Journey Continues

Now that I’ve “officially” completed my late year journey, it’s time to figure out the next step. It’s one of the questions just about everyone asks me, and, of course, my family has been making their respective pitches for why … Continue reading

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TTFN

As I contemplated this post, I channeled the words of the famous T-I-double-Guh-Er who oft departed with the words of wisdom — TTFN, “Ta Ta for Now”. It pretty much sums up my too short yet fruitful stay in Maine. … Continue reading

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